Oliver Walker

Lecturer - Film Production

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Oli Walker is a dedicated television production specialist and freelance camera operator/cinematographer. His passion for television leads on the TV pathway within Film, Television & Radio making use of the HD television studios and offering students the opportunity to develop, film and produce television content drawing upon his many years of experience in the in the industry.

He has worked on productions for ITV as a motorsports cameraman and was director of photography for a BAFTA qualifying short film which won an award at the British Independent Film Festival (2019). He worked on the feature film 'Running Naked as director of photography, which is available to stream on major platforms and theatres.

He has shot multiple music videos for signed artists, and is working on a number of external projects including feature films and short narrative based productions.

Professional memberships and activities

  • Member of the British Society of Cinematographers
  • Member the Hurlbet Academy
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Prince 2 Certificate - Project Management

Academic qualifications

  • Certificate of Academic Professional Apprenticeship
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
  • BSc Hons Film Production Technology


  • Cinematography
  • Television Production
  • Camera Technology

Research interests

  • Camera Technology
  • Lighting Technology
in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021